<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Tech News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/tech http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usMon, 23 Oct 2017 04:59:17 -0700Mon, 23 Oct 2017 04:59:17 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[New Immersive Experience Lets Users Explore Mars Using VR]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:34:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/10-20-2017-rover-360-mars20171019.jpg
Now everyone can get a taste of what scientists see on the red planet.NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory collaborated with Google to produce Access Mars, a free immersive experience that be accessed with...

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<![CDATA[How to Prevent Being Spied on in Vacation Rental Homes]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:24:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cameras_Found_in_Airbnb_Condo_1200x675_1068525123576.jpg
For people on vacation, being watched on hidden cameras in your room should be the furthest thing on their mind, but police are warning people to be on the lookout after an alarming case last month was revealed,...

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<![CDATA[Press: Here]]> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:08:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/edt-460862753_10.jpg
Our "Press:Here" blog looks at Silicon Valley culture and business through the prism of three tech giants: Apple, Google and Facebook.

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<![CDATA[New Robot Could Help SDPD SWAT Unit]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:48:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SDPD_Tests_New_Robot_That_Could_Help_SWAT.jpg
Robots are now used nearly every time the SWAT team is called out to a scene, San Diego Police Department officials say. Now, the unit hopes to acquire a $45,000 robot with money raised at...]]>
<![CDATA[This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:25:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+SPACE+FIDGET+SPINNER+THUMB.jpg
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station tested a fidget spinner in zero gravity. They had time to play with the popular toy in between three scheduled space walks this month.]]>
<![CDATA['Krack' Security Flaw Puts Every Wi-Fi Connection at Risk]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:28:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/551984311-Hacker.jpg
A newly discovered Wi-Fi security flaw reveals that your home network is hackable, giving outsiders access to everything from private chats to baby monitors, NBC News reports.The attack, called Krack,...

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<![CDATA[Experts Weigh in on Biggest Threat to Cyber Security ]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:33:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Cyber_Security_Setup_1200x675_882319427582.jpg
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, a national movement to promote cyber awareness and methods to protect yourself on the internet.]]>
<![CDATA[SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands Another Rocket]]> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:58:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/spacex2.png
SpaceX launched and landed its second rocket in three days. The unmanned Falcon 9 blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida before delivering a satellite and landing the leftover booster on an offshore...]]>
<![CDATA[Expect Delays at San Diego Traffic Court in October ]]> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:21:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/traffic+ticket+foto.JPG
Beginning the end of business day, Wednesday, October 18th, the San Diego Superior Court will begin the implementation of a new Traffic/Minor Infraction Case Management System, which will cause delays for those...]]>
<![CDATA[Not Just You: Facebook, Instagram Go Down Wednesday]]> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:43:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/211*120/Facebook-generic-1.jpg
Facebook and Instagram went down for many users on Wednesday, with problems on the social media giant spiking, according to the website status-tracking page Downdetector.Facebook acknowledged that people...

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<![CDATA[The Best Ways to Finance the New iPhone 8 or X]]> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 08:53:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/iPhone+8.jpg
When the iPhone first launched, the only way to get Apple's latest smartphone was through a two-year contract through AT&T. Things have changed, NBC News reported. Consumers now have the option to finance the...

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<![CDATA[Costco Now Offering Online Grocery Delivery ]]> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 18:01:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Costco4.jpg
Forget the lines! Costco is now offering home delivery of groceries. The move comes in an effort to get a leg up in the competition now that Amazon has merged with Whole Foods.

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<![CDATA[Drone World Expo Shows Off Next-Gen Drones in Silicon Valley]]> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 10:32:10 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-842175906.jpg


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<![CDATA[Startup Aims to Produce Hybrid-Electric Planes by 2022]]> Thu, 05 Oct 2017 13:02:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/zunum.png
Zunum Aero, a Seattle-based startup, has announced plans for a hybrid-electric plane.]]>
<![CDATA[New Cars Crammed with Distractions]]> Thu, 05 Oct 2017 05:45:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/New_Cars_Crammed_with_Distractions.jpg
NBC 7 Mackenzie Maynard reports on a recent study from AAA regarding technology inside new cars on the market.]]>
<![CDATA[Yahoo: Every Single Account Was Impacted by 2013 Data Breach]]> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:27:02 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-493360991.jpg
Yahoo, now part of Oath, said that every single Yahoo account was affected by a data breach that took place in 2013.That's about 3 billion accounts, CNBC reported.Yahoo buried the stat in a recent update to...

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<![CDATA[GM to Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars, Go All Electric]]> Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:40:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GM-electric.jpg
General Motors plans to go 100 percent electric, the Detroit automaker announced Monday."General Motors believes in an all-electric future," said Executive Vice President Mark Reuss. "Although that future won't

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<![CDATA[FCC Chief to Apple: Enable Radio on iPhones, Save Lives]]> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:35:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/186*120/455053466.jpg
The iPhone is an incredibly advanced device, but it also has a very old piece of technology embedded in it lying dormant: a radio receiver.Now, the chairman of the U.S. agency that regulates radio, phones and...

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<![CDATA[Twitter to Test 280-Character Tweets]]> Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:24:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/twitter-logo.jpg
Twitter is experimenting with raising the limit on tweets from 140 characters to 280 characters.The company wrote in a blog post on Tuesday it was rolling out 280-character limit tweets to "a small group"...

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